Women’s Issues
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Celebrate Earth Day! Women and the Green Economy

On the occasion of this year’s Earth Day, I want to share with you all an important initiative that all women should be aware of – Launched at the UNFCCC 16th Conference of the Parties in Cancun, Mexico in December,...

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Can GMA and Today Say, “I Got It Honest?”

We can learn a lot from country music lyrics. Take an old Aaron Tippin song, for instance, where he sings, “But at least one thing’s for sure, I got it honest.” As young women in business, this may not always ...

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The Seed is Planted – I’m Officially Open for Business!

First, let me welcome you to Career Girl Network. I know there are new readers here and readers who have traveled with me from Minneapolis Career Girl to Chicago Career Girl and now on to this national media platform to advance...


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One Year Later

So technically, I’m three days late with this post…but hey, it’s been busy. As of December 3, 2011, I’ve officially been a Chicagoan for one year. And boy has a lot changed in a year. I came to Chicago l...

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Happy Veteran’s Day!

Walking in Chicago this morning, I was stopped by a group of nonprofit workers with change buckets asking for support of our veterans. I emptied my change purse, and apologized to them that I didn’t have additional cash. ...

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Celebrating Labor Day

From the Department of Labor’s website, Labor Day is: Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitu...


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It Takes a Village

At the 20 Something Blogger Summit on Saturday, Scott Belsky, Founder & CEO of Behance asked everyone in the room what seemed like a very simple question: Which company has been voted the world’s “Best Supply Ch...

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Marilyn’s Bottom

Forty nine years after her death, the incomparable Marilyn Monroe is still making waves and generating headlines with her scandalous bloomer flashing moment from “The Seven Year Itch.” Just two weeks ago, a massive ...

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Married Career Girl!

For those of you who were shocked to hear that I got married, don’t worry, you weren’t the only ones! And as promised, here’s the complete wedding recap: On Saturday, June 11th, we pulled off the most special ...


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Be True to Your School?

A few months ago, I found myself in a room with a group of people most of whom had attended the same college as they talked about their college experience. I found myself disturbed (and I use that word quite intentionally) by t...